anti-theft

adjective
an·​ti-theft | \ ˌan-tē-ˈtheft, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-theft (audio) \
variants: or antitheft

Definition of anti-theft

: designed to prevent theft anti-theft locks sophisticated antitheft technology

First Known Use of anti-theft

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-theft.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-theft. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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